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Paoli Woman Killed In Accident Identified
Updated January 4, 2014 8:14 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(GREENVILLE) - The woman who died following a wreck on Thursday was identified by police as Vera "Vicki" Qualls, 83, Paoli.

Qualls worked at Save-A-Lot grocery store in Paoli.

A fatal accident happened near the Harrison County line outside of Greenville on U.S. 150.

Jerod Clapp of the News And Tribune reports, Floyd County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jason Jones said a white Ford Expedition driven by Tiffany Cardwell, of Palmyra, went out of control at the top of a hill after hitting a sheet of ice. The vehicle slid sideways into the eastbound lane into a Toyota Corolla Qualls was riding in, The Expedition hit the rear passenger side of the Corolla.

The Corolla was driven by Qualls' son, Marion L. Marvin. He was not injured. Cardwell was taken to Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services for treatment of minor injuries and released.

Greenville firefighters extricated Qualls from the vehicle and she taken to University of Louisville Hospital. Jones said emergency medical technicians reported she had a broken hip and some other injuries, but nothing deemed life-threatening at the time.

He said after she was taken to U of L Hospital, she wasn't immediately taken into surgery. The Jefferson County coroner called him later, reporting that after complications set in with her blood pressure, she was taken into the operating room and died during surgery.



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